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, about 50 or so for the high. lisa? >> through the rain, brian, we had a car go off the road on the inner loop at central. but they've managed to take care of that and get it out of the way. if you leave in the next five or so minutes you'll see a few burning flares left on the road. visibility is going to be very poor. no major problems to report as you see in the camera in maryland. nice run on 66. 95, 395 and in the district. we'll come back with more, but right now we go to news with alison and doug. >> lisa, thank you, very much. this morning a warning for families with young children. >> the government has issueed the largest crib recall in american history. it effects more than 2 million of these dropside cribs made by stork craft manufacturing. the experts say the cribs pose a successful indication hazard and at least four children have already died. courtney robinson is on your side with what you need to know about these hidden dangers. >> good morning alison. this is certainly a scary thing the hardware deforled, the gate can be installed upside down and can lead not just to inj
starts tomorrow. back to lisa in a second and adam but first back to doug and alison for the latest on issues out there because of the weather. >> indeed, brian, our top story traffic alert for beltway drivers. >> right now three lanes open. one still closed. the situation began 24 hours ago when a water main break and heavy rain flooded lanes. crews worked around the clock do try to fix this broken pipe. live in mayorfield with more on situations as it stands. matt, good morning. >> good morning. the situation as it stands, volumes increasing and traffic slowing on the the inner loop. take a look at the highlights coming towards us, the inner loop, three lanes getting by us. the right lanes closed as they continue to work to repair the problems created by the broken water main. as far as water main itself goes, it's 10 inches and iron and they have decided really just to cap it for now and come back and repair it fully later as part of the hot lanes project on the beltway. could be a while before they get that done, but the immediate repairs have been a mess because of the weather,
. they're not giving details. lisa nowak pleaded not guilty to attempted kidnapping and other charges. the woman she allegedly attacked in an airport parking lot two years ago is expected at the hearing today. >>> the virginia governor will not stop the execution of convicted d.c. sniper john allen muhammad. governor kaine rejected a hearing for klemm . >> if you have h1n1, you should be paid from your employer to stay at home. the idea is to make sure sick employees stay home and not expose other people. it would make it easier for parents to deal with sick children and school closings. house version would cover the h1n1 pandemic and other infectious diseases. >>> in duchess county, new york, police are trying to figure out why a man walked into a school with a rifle and took the principal hostage. that school went into lockdown as police arrived at the scene. the gunman sunderrrenderisurren. no one was hurt. christopher craft attended the school in the '80s. the gunman's son was recently suspended from that school. >>> a suicide car bomber targeted a congested traffic circle killing
to mid 40's. 46 degrees in stafford. lisa baden has the traffic report. >> not much happening. things are very smooth around the beltway. no overnight construction to move out of the way. no problems on the road. things are running very nicely. on the beltway at 50 it looks fine. in springfield, va., the southbound from the beltway to fredericksburg looks fine so far. traffic patterns will be a little different with the the holidays approaching. we will keep an eye on traffic in town and around town for the next few days. >> breaking news out of fairfax. firefighters are battling a house fire. it broke out at 3:00 to 15 on school street. it does not appear anybody was in the house. no injuries reported. >> but we are turning to our other top story. new safety questions about the metro silver line expansion out to the beltway. >> if safety investigation is under way as to whether steel pilings can support the bridge. >> these 1 once forgotten pilings are at the center of a federal safety investigation. there were created in 1977 to one day holdup a bridge for metro trains. that day has
's begin with lisa baden. -- 5:10. >> a pedestrian accident happened this morning on the suitland parkway. i understand it is blocked and you cannot exit from branch avenue to head on to the suitland parkway because of that accident they are documented. through southeast, nothing complicated if you take alabama avenue and good hope road and 295, so you do have options. a crash involving a truck between colesville road and georgia avenue. units have arrived on the scene. headlights are on the way from university boulevard heading towards george your boulevard. look at the camera of the light volume of traffic. hov it is lifted today with the federal holiday. it is two-way traffic on clara barton highway. now to the weather. >> showeryou can see the moistu. heavier bands will be south and east of town. you can see those showers falling and you can see the cooler temperatures. that is the best we're doing as far as temperature. here is the hour by hour forecast. breezy and cool, a damp day. back to you. >> thank you. >>> soon, you may not have to worry about digging for change. d.c. is looki
graaff, weather, and lisa baden, traffic. this is "good morning washington," on your side. >> in our top stories, voters will start heading to the polls in just under an hour to decide virginia's political future. the latest poll has bob mcdonnell way out in front with 15 points over creigh deeds. >> the health care bill headed for a vote in the house is apparently more expensive than advertised. it will cost $1.2 trillion or more over a decade. several business groups have launched a campaign against it. >> president obama is warning hamid karzai to end the corruption in this country. he won election by default after his only challenger drops out. the president is still deciding whether to send more troops to the war zone. >> the swine flu vaccine -- a single dose works well for almost all pregnant women. young children will need two doses for best results. just 25% had a strong response after 21 days. among the three to 9 year old, another percentage did. a second dose helped. montgomery cnty officials say they are giving their last 250 jectable doses to pregnant women only. >> the vac
this morning. -- a fairly mild start to the morning. over to lisa baden. >> thank you. right now, we're watchin traffic moving slowly on 66 and 95. just the growing volume. no accidents to report. good on route 5, route 4. an accident on cedar filled wrote, do not worry about it. -- on cedwe're moving nicely ang to 270 traffic. southbound at father hurley boulevard is the topside of your screen. notice the pace is still steady and pretty even even though the volume is heavier. back to the news desk. >> thank you. >>> for the second time this year, two metro trains collided. >> 3 workers were hurt. no passengers were on time. this happened early sunday morning at the west falls church will york. kathy park is there live. >> a lot of safety questions and concerns this morning. metro said that is before the june 27 crash is still fresh in the minds. it killed nine people. the incident on sunday involved three employees. no passengers were on board. the train was heading into the railyard behind me. the question of safety is on the minds of metro riders after a crash on sunday. a train headed in fo
thursday morning. we will check in but lisa baden in just a minute. >> brian van de graaff begins our storm watch coverage. it is a rough morning. >> it is indeed. windy and gusty. the winds are whipping. the wind combined with the rain is making for a raw day. we have bands of rain. heavier amounts down to the south and east. there are advisories' along the bay for coastal flooding. around here, driving wind and a driving rain. 40's will be the best we can do all day long. let's check in on the traffic. >> driving slowly is traffic from springfield to tysons because of deep water where the two right lanes are closed between arlington boulevard and 66. watch out for treat debris. here is the pace of traffic on 270 into rockville and gaithersburg. 95 in virginia with the camera bouncing around. look at all of the headlights up to the beltway. now back to the news desk. >> thank you. >>> pamela brown continues our coverage. she is live in alexander with more on this state of emergency in the commonwealth because of all of the rain. >> it is called, wet, and a windy today. it is the theme for
. temperatures will be near 60 degrees. looking pretty good into tomorrow, as well. now back to lisa baden with our friday commute. >> there is an accident 66 eastbound just after 495. for those who want to continue past the beltway, you cannot. this is video of an accident that happened shortly after 3:00 a.m. this morning. 66 eastbound is closed just after 495. traffic cannot exit onto the inner and outer loop. traffic is forced to go north on 495 and over to leesburg pike. there was a fuel spill. there is a lot of cleanup underway. if you normally travel north on 495, you need to understand there will be more traffic between 66 and route 7 with people normally going past the beltway that will be joining you. we're not talking about maryland because there's not much to say. kind of the normal stuff to say on the baltimore. good out of baltimore. >> thank you. >>> just about 5:12. there will be a lot of sleep the students in class today. you cannot blame on "new moon" mania. " we are obsessive. >> these fans lined up in alexandria to see if the midnight showing of the second installment i
starling, meteorologist brian van de graaff, weather, and lisa baden, traffic. this is "good morning washington," on your side. >>> welcome back. the virginia governor's office is back in republican hands. bob mcdonnell easily beat creigh deeds with about 60% of the vote. republicans also won the lieutenant governor and attorney general's race is. the search continues in cleveland for more bodies at the home of a convicted rapist. anthony soul will be arraigned this morning. at least 10 bodies have been found in his home since last week. most of the women were strangled. more violence in afghanistan. five british soldiers were shot and killed yesterday. nato says the troops were at afghan police checkpoints when someone picked up a gun and started firing. >>> congress may fail to meet the year-end deadline for passing health care legislation. harry reid said we're not going to be bound by any time lines. officials say it could be next month before senate debate begins in earnest on that issue. >>> house republicans have some preliminary paperwork for health care bill of their own. th
's check in with lisa baden. montgomery county it still has of the issues. >> it sounds like they may have the computer system repaired. an announcement was made that they had a major breakthrough in the system controls the traffic system in montgomery county. let's ke our fingers crossed that things are running more smoothly this morning. they are part now in montgomery county. a very nice ride in virginia. no incidents to report on 95. we will take you to a camera in springfield, up virginia, where things look great on 95. >> thank you. >>> our top stories, the aftermath of the deadly attack at fort hood. here is the latest. the suspected gunman, major nidal malik hasan, is still alive. he is under guard at a texas hospital and is expected to survive. an army spokesperson raised the death toll, 13 people have now died in this attack. 30 others were hurt. overnight, received brand-new video of the man police say carried out the attack. thiss him buying breakfast just hours before he attacked. >>> we are learning new details about his local ties. >> he was born in virginia. his family stil
and clouds mixing together. cooler. a nice fall day. upper 50's. let's say good morning to lisa baden. >> we have slowed traffic on 66 east in manassas. a stalled vehicle is now been moved onto the shoulder. 95 at virginia delays. i-395 is good. southbound 270, you will line up to get past 109 on to the truck scales. back to alison and doug. >thank you. >>> we are still following a developing story out of rockville. a water main break has left parts of tuckerman lane under water. we'll keep you up to date throughout the morning. >>> a show of support for a family in mourning. >> a neighborhood came together to remember oscar fuentes. he was murdered inside his home saturday night. we have new details. courtney robinson is live in northwest with more. >> good morning. city leaders closest to the investigation say they are closed to an arrt in this case this morning. you can still see candles from the vigil blessed by burning. in honor of oscar fuentes. as the community and family mourned the death, they are also seeking justice for oscar entes. >> we want the person to be behind bars. >> on s
every 10 minutes. >> let's start with lisa baden. >> i am on the phone with someone at the wtop traffic hot line. even though the travel lanes are open, it is kind of a blinding kind of thing. nothing blinding on the greenway. we will give you the normal travel times on 66 and along 270. that is a pretty decent run between father hurley boulevard and the beltway. it looks like the run-up is uneventful. things are good in maryland between washington boulevard. this is live in montgomery county. no problems to report through the district along new york avenue, kenilworth avenue. a choir ride along pennsylvaa avenue and on to the southeast- sap southwest freeway. everything on route 4 is open for you. we look good on branch avenue. normal volume will start to grow leaving the pontiac dealer. in case you want case you228 to head on over to 210 into oxon hill, things running smoothly. 70 books good between hagerstown and baltimore. we have a heavier volume of traffic to get down to the beltway. 355 is also good heading down to hyattstown and hopping onto the interstate right there. nothing c
weather by the middle of the week. will talk about that coming up. lisa baden has the traffic report. >> the crash inbound also plans parkway. it's the alaba-- the sootland pr alabama. divers out of southeast, keep that in mind as well. 66 miles an hour at the beltway. all moving like this. 29 gainesville, car broke down at the railroad tracks. that's gone. out of gainesville getting an 66 improving. the 70 southbound, a delayed from the river to the wreck after 1094121. that is on the right shoulder. a lot happening early. >> thank you. our top story, community and crisis. >> city leaders are taking action after a weekend shooting leaves a nine year-old dead inside his home. oscar. as was gunned down in the 1400 block of columb road nw on saturday night. police are cracking down on the violence. courtney robinson is in northwest of to tell us how they plan to do that. good morning. >> this has shocked many in the apartment building in columbia heights. the neighbors say the murder of this little boy shows just how unsafe, how unsecured their building is. the city is planning on doin
on that as well. alison and doug back over to you. >> lisa? >> no change on the inner loop and the beltway. yesterday there was a water main break and seems to still be the scenario. three lanes to the left will get by, the far right transition lane will remain closed as they take care of the water main break. the outer loop of the beltway was closed at connecticut avenue as they moved crash out of the way. the highlight ins this camera just getting pasthis wreck. so expect toofed lineup early near holery cross to head to the mormon temple. back to the fuse desk. >> a traffic alert for beltway drivers. >> right now three lanes are open but one is still closed that the hour all because of a water main that broke 24 hours ago. crews worked around the clock to fix the broken pipe but now we have word that they may replace it as opposed to just fixing it. sounds like a mess out there, matt. >> well, it was a mess certainly yesterday. terrible, terrible traffic situation. it's still early in the rush hour right now and it's friday so that usually means reduced traffic. you can see the traffic t
's. here is lisa baden. >> a good morning indeed. they're clearing overnight construction out of the way. taking interstate 95 between 95 and baltimore. overnight construction is gone. this is live at 270. now to the news desk. >> thank you. >>> our top story, the d.c. sniper's final hours. john mohamed's reign of terror will ends with a lethal injection. >> courtney robinson is live in jarrett more on his final day. good morning. >> a lot of eotion for a lot of people. 9:00 p.m. tonight here at the greensville correctional center, john muhammad will be put to death. his attorneys have argued he is mentally ill. his only chance is if the governor stays the execution. it is unlikely. it was a three-week murderous rampage that terrorize the capital region in 2002. >> my interest would be for him to show remorse. >> bob meyers plans to watch the execution. he killed his brother dean at this manassas gas station on october 9, 2002. it was for dean meyers' murdered that john muhammad receives the ultimate punishment. >> we always will how the loss of our brother and the scars of wh
will talk to adam in attendance. let's first talk to lisa. breaking news on the beltway. >> that is right. two tractor trailers collided this morning on the inner loop at st. barnabas road. one is on its side. the other were ripped open just like a can opener. we will show you have video of this crash. inner loop at st. barnabas road. you will not be able to exit from saint barnabas road. drivers coming out of waldorf to access the beltway is a better right. i have a change in this accident. you are looking at video. the move everything onto both shoulders to allow traffic to travel through the area. you'll find it extremely slow leaving andrews to get towards st. barnabas road. we have problems in montgomery county with traffic signals. let's go to the news desk with that. >> thank you. >>> pamela brown is live in bethesda. >> last night, so many headaches for drivers. >> we just spoke to transportation officials. despite technicians' best efforts, the system is not yet up and running. this morning's rush look a lot like it did yesterday. newschopper 7 showed just what can happen with a
has investigated with stunning results. >>> and the time of her life. patrick swayze's wife, lisa niemi on the love story and lessons about grief as she joins us ahead. and it's so good to have you with us. good morning, america. diane sawyer with robin roberts on this tuesday, november 3rd, 2009. another election day. >> not exactly super tuesday but a few tight races across the country closely being watched for what could be an indication of the country's political mood and the obama administration. >> new jersey and virginia and a special congressional election has vice president biden in a public sparring match with sarah palin. for more to john berman. good morning, john. >> reporter: good morning, diane. from watertown, new york, where the polls are now open. this is ground zero for one of the most contentious races in the country. it's also the site of the latest debate between joe biden and sarah palin. palin versus biden. sound familiar? no, not a replay of last year but proof that in the final minutes of this campaign the big guns are showing up big time. the neck and ne
. some afternoon clouds. high around 6065. what is traffic light on this monday, lisa? >> pretty decent. police are checking for crashed onto 70 southbound between 109 and 121. apparently the vehicles were on both shoulders, but that will cause disruptions. we're not sure of what will happen when emergency equipment arrives. no problems right now along 95. good on 66. overnight construction in tyson will be out of there soon. a nice ride through southern maryland. 228, 220, 50 on a good run. back to you. >> thank you. our top story, community and crisis. >> city leaders are taking action after a weekend shooting leaves a nine year-old dead inside his home. of glenn debts was gunned down on columbia road on saturday night. police are cracking down on the violence. courtney is live in northwest to tell us how they plan to do that. >> this has shocked neighbors. this murder of a nine year-old boy has brought up questions of building security at this apartment building. city leaders say it's unsafe. the city plans to inspect the building to make sure it is secure. officers are looking for t
from time to time. let's take a morning and again to lisa baden. >> election day traffic looks great in frederick county. 95 southbound in virginia, they are still with a crash between 17 and route 3. a deer hit a vehicle on the baltimore washington parkway northbound between powdered milk and 197. we take you to the traffic on 270 and it is good. with more on election day, alison and doug. >>> voters will head to the polls to decide whether creigh deeds or bob mcdonnell should spend the next four years in the governor's mansion. the latest polls show republicans could take back the state after a series of setbacks. >> the race could all come down to turnout. courtney robinson has more in alexandria at this morning. " we're seeing about a dozen voters out here at riverside elementary school in mount vernon. they are out to cast their votes. election officials are hoping about 45% of virginia voters, 2.2 million, hit the polls today. 99,000 have cast absentee ballots. it is all about turnout for bob mcdonnell and creigh deeds. >> i believe the votes are out there. we have to get the t
's take a morning again to lisa baden. >> everything seems to be running in our favor. we will give you normal travel times in case you want to take the dulles greenway or the dulles toll road. good on 270 to get into montgomery county. a nice ride on the beltway in montgomery county. we will go to the camera and show you headlights northbound up to the beltway running smoothly. >> thank you. >>> officials are launching a new bus service today to get more cars off the roads. they will make four morning trips from woodbridge to tysons corner. it will pick up passengers at the 95-123 commuter lot and stop at 16 locations in tysons corner. there will be four returned evening trips. >>> 47 degrees. >> east meets west. we will check out how germany is marking two decades since the berlin wall opened the border. >> you are watching abc 7's "good morning washington," with doug mckelway, alison starling, meteorologist brian van de graaff, weather, and lisa baden, traffic. this is "good morning washington," on your side. >>> welcome back. in our top stories, more safety questions surrounding met
. lisa baden has breaking traffic news. what is the latest? it is supposed to be an easy commute day. >> federal holiday does mean a lighter volume of traffic. hov is lifted. reversible roads will be in two- way mode today. two right lanes are closed because of a tractor-trailer accident. there is a pedestrian crash on suitland parkway. we have more from alison and doug. >> thank you. >>> more details on that pedestrian accident. the pedestrian was struck just after 3:00 a.m. this morning. the victim was seriously injured and is in the hospital. the driver of the car remained on the scene. all inbound lanes heading into d.c. are close. >>> we turn to our other top story. the d.c. sniper's final moments. john allen muhammad was pronounced dead last night, closing the book on his reign of terror. >> later today, his family is expected to release a final letter written by the killer. courtney robinson has more. >> one cannot speculate what that letter might say in the moments before his execution, john allen muhammad was given the opportunity to say something but remained silent. witnes
. we'll talk about a cooler but sunnier day tomorrow. lisa baden, traffic should be light now. >> i certainly hope so. we will find a lot of blues or use it vacationers. traffic patterns will start to change. -- will find a lot of loosuse it or ose iuse it vacationers. this is to get into montgomery county on 270. everything looks like it is moving nicely around the beltway. nothing in northeast. southeast looks time. troubled times are normal between richmond and baltimore. >> thank you. >>> 5:12, 55 degrees. >> will wall street find comfort in the holiday shopping season? >> new developments from the police ambush in washington state. police may have a person of interest cornered. police may have a person of interest cornered. but we're also in the showing-kids- new-worlds business. and the startup-capital- for-barbers business. and the this-won't- hurt-a-bit business. because we don't just work here. we live here. these are our families. and our neighbors. and by changing lives we're in more than the energy business we're in the human energy business. chevron. remember when conne
on a cold morning -- lisa is standing by. >> temperature-wise, we will not warm up to much. we will stay on the cool side. 30's in chantilly. 41 downtown. 36 in try and go. low 50's today. we're in the 30's and 40's. -- 36 in triangle. let's talk to lisa baden. >> it is better than yesterday. not much to discuss in month permit county. they have made repairs to the traffic computer that controls the traffic signals. buses are still going to be free. this is 270 and everything looks great through montgomery county. growing volume in virginia. headlights northbound out of dale city to get up to 495. now to alison and doug. >> thank you. >>> the aftermath of the deadly attack at fort hood. the suspected gunman, major nidal malik hasan, is still alive. he is expected to survive. an army spokesperson upgraded the death toll. 13 people have now died. 30 others were hurt. overnight, we received new video of the man police say carry out the tack. it shows him buying breakfast hours before the attack. we are learning new details about local ties. >> his family still lives here. they say they're s
, meteorologist brian van de graaff, weather, and lisa baden, traffic. this is "good morning washington," on your side. >>> in our top stories, a computer glitch will likely cause more traffic headaches in montgomery county today on a countywide basis. the system that manages all traffic light prevents the signals to switch to rush hour timing. it is still not fixed. buses are free today. >> the body count in the case of a serial killer in cleveland is now up to 11. investigators plan to tear apart the walls and look for more remains. only one victim has been identified, 853-year-old woman. >> the united nations is relocating more than half of its workers in afghanistan. there was a taliban attack last week that left five staffers dead. >>> we have been hearing a lot about the swine flu vaccine shortage. the supply of a key drug used to treat children is also running low. that drug is a liquid pediatric version of tamiflu. one company has a monopoly on the drug. they say they continue to meet u.s. requirements. there is a safety net. >> the government can step been on the monopoly, pay the manufa
mckelway, alison starling, meteorologist brian van de graaff, weather, and lisa baden, traffic. this is "good morning washington," on your side. >>> in our top stories, up virginia governor tim kaine has declared a state of emergency for all of their grain that is pounding the region. residents are being urged to stay alert. there forecaing three to 8 inches of rain through tomorrow. >> harry reid is considering higher payroll taxes on the top income earners. it wouldpply to those making more than 250,000 dollars a year. >> president obama begins a nine-day diplomatic tour of asia. his first stop is in tokyo. he is expected to make a statement on the economy and then make a stop in alaska to me with u.s. troops. >>> some teenagers have been throwing rocks at some neighbors. one incident was captured on a cell phone camera. a rock hit him while the video was rolling. >> i was so afraid of this happening. i have seen them throw rocks at people at random. they have broken my neighbor's door. >> they believe the students are from a junior high school. police are stepping up paols i
unprecedented influence and impact and what comes next. suzy or monday, lisa ling and larry king weigh in. >>> also tonight, our 360 special investigation continues. "killings at the canal: the army tapes." what drove three sergeants to execute four iraqi men? did the army's own rules play a role? were those rules too strict? tonight you can decide for yourself. >>> later, "crime & punishment," a 15-year-old girl fights for her life after being gunned down. her agd attackers? five other teenagers. what is happening to our kids? >>> first you have, oprah winfrey's long good-bye began in the final ten minutes of her show. she will be ending her show in september of 2011. >> after much prayer and months of careful thought, i decided that next season, season 25 will be the last season of the ""oprah winfrey show."" and over the next couple of days, you may hear a lot of speculation in the press about why i am making this decision now. and that will mostly be conjecture. so i wanted you to hear this directly from me. >> winfrey said that 25 years felt like the right time to say good-bye. there
cloudy, 58. adam will be back in 10 minutes. here is lisa baden. >> on 17 in virginia, there was a crash. somebody has just rolled over. 29 in maryland, lingering row work. southbound 29, only one lane is getting through. 32 east, a deer hit a car. this is near 95. 395 northbound is looking decent from duke street and edsall road. nothing complicated on 95 near georgia avenue. >> thank you. >>> the race for richmond's final hours. voters if the polls in just one day. how many turned out can be a big factor. >> both candidates are crisscrossing the commonwealth. matt brock is live in alexandria with more. >> this is one the white house is certainly watching. they are also watching the governor's race in new jersey. bob mcdonnell will start his day in about an hour and a half. he will hold a rally at his offices here in alexandria. then he will crisscross the state and ends his day in virginia beach. bob mcdonnell in leesburg last night, alexander this morning. >> it is great to see those blue and red balloons. virginia will be read and the democrats will be blue. >> bob mcdonnell is ahead
. adam is back in 10 minutes. let's say good morning to lisa baden. >> everything is heating up as far as the volume of traffic. we have no problems to report. overnight construction is completely cleared out of your way. interstate travel it looks good. headlights northbound between fredericksburg and baltimore, running in good shape. this is 270 at father hurley boulevard. it is moving at speed to get into town. metro rail is reporting they are on normal service. >> thank you. >>> our top story, the race for richmond's final hours. voters at the polls in only 24 hours. >> both candidates are fighting for all the support they can get and they are crisscrossing the commonwealth. matt brock is live with more. >> it is all about getting the basic out, getting your troops fired up and getting them to the polls. bob mcdonnell will head south to charles cole and roanoke, richmond, and ends his stake in virginia beach -- he heads to charlottesville, roanoke, and richmond. bob mcdonnell out this morni. >> is great to see the blue and red balloons. virginia will be read and the democrats will
. but the defense worked just fine. time for those of weather and traffic. > -- time for the weather. >> lisa baden has the traffic report. >> the traffic patterns will change as we near thanksgiving. 95 between richmond and baltimore looks fine. pretty good on the baltimore national parkway. nothing but growing volume heading back up to the airport base on 295. traffic on the beltway at the wilson bridge looks good. nothing complicated report in maryland out of waorf. >> there is light drizzle working in from the south and west. a few sprinkles this morning. this will continue to lift into the area. we will get easterly wind. that means cloudy and cool temperatures. let's look at the numbers. from the mid to upper 40's in fairfax to 50 degrees in law k -- in la plata. our next system will drop in from the north by mid-week. we could be on a cloudy side. a lot of energy. ohio getting showers. chicago getting snow. detroit to getting snow. the deep south is looking good. the west coast is gorgeous. it's a little unsettled for us through the mid week. bindi and poehler through the weekend coming up--
. the commute will be a little bit slower. it does get better for the weekend. let's check in with lisa baden. >> things are not rolling. traffic out of maryland to get into virginia using the three lanes, not a good idea. you can see the through lane traffic with delays that begin after saint barnabas road. they are clearing construction on the beltway at telegraph road. the right side of the screen, the far right is local lanes traffic and whirling better than the through lanes. that is out of maryland using the wilson bridge. now to alison and doug. >> thank you. >>> a crackdown on hov violators. >> this is the second stage of an ongoing campaign. police are trying to keep things clear. pamela brown has more on that. good morning. >> we are giving you fair warning. the eighth of the crackdown is just now under way. if you're driving with fewer than three people, there is a good chance you'll get a ticket. the first offense will cost you $125, all the way up to $1,000 for the fourth offense. they issued 89 tickets. many of them were first offenders. troopers will be on 395 and 95 this morni
on this thanksgiving morning. doug is off today. lisa is off. we're holding down the fort. >> 50% of the team. >> and the weather. some big-time fog. yesterday we had a little sunshine peek in. did you see it? >> i did. >> let's take a look outside. you can see the washington monument? no, you don't see it. 42 now. 44 in bethesda. the dew point very high. dense fog advisory for the entire area. maybe a few peeks of sunshine for your thanksgiving. rain should hold off until later. not a bad day, all in all, upper 50's. >> ok, brian, thanks. we'll see you in a few minutes. lisa is off on this holiday but if you're headed out to drive somewhere this morning make sure to use caution because of the dense fog. right now we have a report of a crash that is tying up the northbound lanes of route 210 at livingston road. authorities are at the scene. no one was hurt. as we mentioned before it is difficult to even see the roadways. just a few head lictes every now and then. our top story this thanksgiving morning, the first fily's first state dinner has turned into a security nightmare for the secret se
should step in. here's lisa stark. >> reporter: "consumer reports" says the results of its bpa tests offer a snapshot of what consumers will find in the grocery store. and they say it is not a pretty picture. >> consumer cannot tell how much bpa may have gotten into the food in any canned food item that they pick up, and the story here is, you don't know, and you can't know. >> reporter: bpa is a chemical that has long been used in everything from baby bottles to the lining of canned goods. some studies have linked bpa exposure to reproductive problems and increased risk of cancer and diabetes. consumers union found the highest levels in canned goods, del monte green beans and progresso vegetable soup. >> one serving for a small child of those green beans could cause that child to ingest a dose close to the level that already causes harm in animal studies. >> reporter: the test even found the chemical in vital choice canned tuna, marketed as bpa free. the company says it is dismayed and is determined to find the source of the problem. paper products.ent story in no bpa in similac pow
far, there is nothing out of line. here's lisa stark. >> reporter: in a washington, d.c., conference rooms, experts around the country gathered to scour for the smallest clues that the vaccine is causing reactions. government's pointman on the vaccine says millions who have received the vaccine so far, only 302 reported side effects. nothing that would raise a red flag to say, this vaccine may not be safe. >> we're looking hard. we have many systems in place. >> reporter: the government's massive surveillance effort involves cross-checking lists of those who have received the vaccine with later side effects. private heaeah care plans covering 20 million americans. doctors in the public can report side effects to a government vaccine data bababs. rampd out to handle 1,000 reports per day there's skepticism. nearly a one-third of americans believe that the vaccine is not safe. it's still unclear what went so wrong. the government insist today's vaccine are much safer but wants to ensure no repeat. >> we're going to continue to look. we don't expect toee much. >> reporter: the message f
at 1:21. i just think that we have to tip our hat to uconn here tonight. you and lisa have talked about the tragedy they've had to deal with with the death of jasper howard, the tough games they've been in and yet, there's something about a group of kids who don't quit. life is not easy and sometimes never fair and you learn how to deal with it and my hat's off to how they hung in he tonight and they're still coming. that was easily taken down by battle. >> the resiliency of this program has been on display the last few weeks and we have to step back and have a real appreciation of this program. >> absolutely. frazier got an open target and his big tig e across midfield. that's ryan griffin, red shirt freshman, out of new jersey. outstanding young player and certainly be hearing more about him in stores. todman, , only a sophohomomore g back. here's frazier rifling one. throwing theall beautifully on this. pennsylvania.ut of johnstow >> attack the middle of the uc defense, sitting back and preventing what their safety i deep. frazier finding plenty to work with. >> good time behind that
an monopoly on making it. here's lisa stark. >> reporter: with so many children fighting the h1n1 virus the government has released its supply. >> good to have a stock file no child is not without medicine. it's hard to quantify the shortage. but they're only able to get one a month. >> they're taking the more powerful adult capsules and deleting them. >> it has to be made this way for the foreseeable future. >> why the shortage. roach bout the license to make it. sales quad drumled over the last year. roche said there's plenty of capsules for adults and children and it's confident it can continue to meet u.s. supply requirements what if roche falls short. >> the government can step in, pay the manufacturer for the use of monopoly and produce it itself. >> reporter: an indian company cipla said it can deliver 1 million doses in a matter of weeks. the cdc has not ruled out generics and said there's no need yet. some ask why wait? >> the best course of action would take is to be very pro active and try to begin the early steps of the process now. >> reporter: so far now, america remains d
computer glitch caused the delay of thousands of flights across the united states on thursday. but as lisa stark reports, this is not the first time that such an incident has happened. and there are concerns about how something like this could impact passenger safety. >> reporter: as planes began backing up around the country, on the ground and in the air, the faa scrambled to unravel the glitch in the air traffic control system. >> i just walked in the airport. looked at the board and said your flight's canceled. >> i'm tired and i'm frustrated. >> reporter: no one was going anywhere fast. extensive delays stretched from new york to atlanta to houston. by 1 calculation, the glitch may have caused as many as 2,000 flight delays. the problem began shortly after 5:00 a.m. eastern, when a single circuit board failed in a air traffic control center in salt lake city. it meant controllers around the nation were no longer receiving information about flights electronically. instead, they had to resort to phone calls and manually imputing flight information into their computers. >> you have to typ
is traveling with the union workers right now, and she joins me now on the telephone. lisa, thanks for joining us. what can you tell us? >> republicans and democrats, they are doing everything they can to get their voters to the polls. it is a tough race, with john christn corzine and chris chrise trading votes. neil: who brings out their base, and chris christie was reported after he voted this morning in one county that they are coming out in droves, his guys. jon corzine in his camp has been saying effectively the same thing. any indication as to who is bringing out more of their base of >> -- their base? >> it seems to be picking up a little bit, according to the people on the ground, and it is several hours before the polls close. neil: right, lisa, there are several reports that we are getting that the counties that john mccain won in new jersey, largely republican conservative counties in the state, that chris christie is running up a big support there, bigger than john mccain enjoyed their last year. do you know anything about that? >> i do not know about those counties in particular,
, it was an emotional scene in a florida courtroom on tuesday. lisa nowak, the astronaut who drove 1,000 miles from texas to florida to attack a romantic rival pled guilty, and then the judge made her turn around and apologize to her victim. she was then given a year's probation. we're going to get more details, coming up. >>> plus, tennis legend andre agassi spent years getting attention and trophies for his dazzling performances on the court, but lately, he's been making headlines for a different reason. a bombshell book is out in which he talks about using crystal meth, his doomed marriage to brooke shields, and the fact that he actually hates tennis with a "dark and secret passion." he's going to talk about all that this morning in his first live interview since all this came out. this is surprising. >> an amazing, amazing story. >>> plus, it is veterans day, as we know, and we have vets and members of the military on the plaza to see one of the biggest rock bands in the world, bon jovi. they're goin to be live in concert a little later on. can't wait for that. >>> but we begin in virginia wher
court" and lisa bloom, legal analyst for our sister network cnn and an attorney as well. they were originally banned from sports for a year. those suspensions reduced, i think they are going to miss a quarter of the volleyball season in exchange for participating in counseling and a public apology to the athletic board. i think they got it right. hopefully the girls will learn something and they won't do it again. your thoughts. >> i certainly think they should learn something. the school is one step in their journey of life. these digital records last forever. anyone who wants to hire them is going to look at these on their facebook pages. the issue is this is a public school. if it were a private school, no-brainer. the school could have done anything they wanted regardless of the time of year, being summer vacation. private schools can be more tricky. the aclu may have something here. >> lisa, let me read the statement. playing sports is a privilege. you are an ambassador to the school. here is what the school is saying. the attorney said about enforcing the athletic code that a
to chicago, with 124 unsuspecting passengers on board. lisa stark is in allentown, pennsylvania, this morning, and has the latest for us. good morning, lisa. >> reporter: good morning, robin. it's called from bottle to throttle, the time when a pilot is allowed to have a drink and get into the cockpit. the general rule is 8 hours. united airlines even stricter, ten hours from bottle to throttle. this event apparently happened because a co-worker of this pilot blew the whistle, notified authorities. that started the whole chain of events. united flight 949, with 124 passengers and a crew of 11, was ready to push back from the gate at london's heathrow airport and head to chicago when authorities came on board and removed the pilot from the cockpit. he's been identified as 51-year-old erwin washington, shown here years ago, while in the air force. reached early this morning, a heathrow spokesman nfirmed, the pilot, one of three on board the plane, was given a breathalyzer test. and found to have exceeded the legal limit for pilots in the u.k., which is significantly more strict for driver than
romantic rival agreed to a plea agreement in an orlando courtroom today. lisa nowak pleaded guilty to misdemeanor battery and felony burglary. she received one year of probation and 50 hours of community service. nowak is accused of driving from houston to orlando and attacking colleen shipman in an airport parking lot. after nearly three years, shipman is still shaken by the incident. >> i constantly look over my shoulder trying to keep track of everyone around me so i can't be a victim to a surprise attack again.xd oppq2u toñr apologize to ms. shipman in person. i am sincerelyñr sorry for causg fear and misunderstanding and all the public exposure i have gone through. >> the judge in the case said her lack of criminal history and record of service to the country factored into his decision to give lisa nowak probation. >>> 12 people have been charged with borrowing more than $140,000 in books from colleges and community libraries in maryland. and then selling them for cash. jane watrel is here with more on that. >> reporter: the thefts included books from 12 of the 18 prince geo
. a short time ago law makers took that a step father. lisa myers joins us with telling us what is congress doing. they are trying to move up the deadline, correct? >> reporter: absolutely, wendy. you may remember when the credit card rules were first passed last may, congress voted to give the banks until next february to comply with the new law. well, as everyone with a credit card knows they used much of this window to raise rates significantly across the board. well, today the house said we've had it. we are going to put these reforms in place immediately or at least as soon as the president signs this bill. >> a lot of people have already had their rates go up as these credit card companies started rushing to make money now between now and the deadline. is there any way they can reverse that? >> reporter: i would love to tell you that this is going to roll back rate increases folks consider unfair, but it won't. it is of no assistance to people who already had their rates increase. all this bill would do is basically put in reforms that would prevent those kind of retro active rate inc
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